Bangalore: Karnataka Government has decided to
set up special courts to try cases booked by Lokayukta against
corrupt officials, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa told the
Legislative Council on Wednesday.
"This is the first step towards giving more powers to
Lokayukta. I will write to the state High Court Chief
Justice tomorrow requesting him to set up special courts", he
said, intervening during a debate on rural development issues
in the upper house.
Yeddyurappa concurred with M C Nanaiah (JDS) and other
members on the need to curb corruption.